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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennessee_Valley_Authority

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charter on May 18, 1933 to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development to the Tennessee Valley, a region particularly affected by the Great ...

www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1653.html

The TVA pledged to improve navigability on the Tennessee River, as well as provide flood control, reforest and improve marginal farm land, assist in industrial and agricultural development, and assist in the creation of a government nitrate and phosphorus manufacturing facility. The TVA was one of the most ambitious ...

www.tva.gov/About-TVA/Our-History

With the country reeling from the Great Depression, President Roosevelt created his “New Deal” to help America recover. The Tennessee Valley Authority ... Against the backdrop of World War II, TVA launched one of the largest hydropower construction programs ever undertaken in the United States. 1950s TVA workers ...

fortune.com/2013/04/14/where-did-the-tennessee-valley-authority-come-from-fortune-1933

Apr 14, 2013 ... This week, we turn to an October 1933 feature by James Agee on the origins and goals of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the U.S. government's first major regional economic development and planning .... To develop and use electric power as a yardstick to gauge the practices of private power companies.

www.tva.gov/About-TVA

The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies serving 9 ... TVA's Board of Directors created an opportunity for the public and private sectors to give input on the region's pressing energy and environmental stewardship ...

www.encyclopedia.com/social-sciences-and-law/political-science-and-government/us-government/tennessee-valley-authority

The federal government purchased a site in 1916 on the Tennessee River in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, where a sudden drop in river depth resulted in strong rapids ..... The U.S. Department of Energy decided in 1999 it would eventually produce radioactive tritium gas at one of the TVA's nuclear reactors for use in nuclear ...

www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/327/546

The United States, on behalf of the Tennessee Valley Authority, filed petitions in the District Court to condemn six tracts of land located in North Carolina and .... public use and that the agency authorized to do the taking may do so to the full extent of its statutory authority. United States v. Gettysburg Electric Ry., 160 U.S. 668, ...

blogs.umb.edu/buildingtheworld/energy/tennesee-valley-authority-united-states

Soon to follow suit, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) not only harnessed liquid to let there be light but also created a showcase of modern living in which all .... Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of maintaining and ...

caselaw.findlaw.com/us-6th-circuit/1734089.html

May 5, 2016 ... Case opinion for US 6th Circuit UNITED STATES TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY v. 72 ACRES OF LAND IN TENNESSEE. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.